Financial Analysis for Microfinance Practitioners – Accra, Ghana

This one-week training course for MFIs will provide participants with an understanding of the different tools used by MFIs, what they mean, and how they can be used to keep track of an institution’s financial performance over time.

Participants would also learn how to format financial statements for decision making, adjust for inflation and subsidies, measure portfolio quality, asset/liability management, efficiency, and productivity.

Key Topics:

  • Framework for evaluating microfinance banks;
  • Country risk assessment;
  • Industry risk;
  • Bank specific – ownership and support levels;
  • Analyzing non-financial information;
  • Risk faced by MFIs;
  • Non-performing loan;
  • Review of profit and loss accounts;
  • Ratio analysis and the importance;
  • Gap analysis.

Target Audience:

Who should attend: Regulatory officers, potential social investors, senior managers in MFIs, senior managers in NGO’s, senior managers in socially responsible investment firms, independent practitioners, consulting firms, central bank officials, donor agencies, change management consulting organizations, private equity firms, microfinance and microcredit practitioners.

Location: Accra, Ghana

Dates: July 24, 2017 - July 28, 2017